Natchitoches Parish

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Overview
From 1722 to the present, thousands of people of African descent have occupied the region that today encompasses Natchitoches Parish. For almost 300 years, African Americans have made significant contributions to the area's economic and socialdevelopment. In Natchitoches Parish, the lives of some of those individuals are documented as they share their views on work, religion, education, socialization, and community leadership.
Details
ISBN: 9780738552699
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: Louisiana
Series: Black America Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Author Rolonda D. Teal is an anthropologist who currently resides in Sabine Parish. She received her bachelor of arts from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches and her master's degree from the University of Houston. She has worked for several cultural organizations in Natchitoches Parish, including Cane River National Heritage Area, Cane River Creole National Historical Park, and Louisiana Regional Folklife Center. Teal is the cofounder of Cultural Lore, an anthropological and archaeological consulting agency.